Tuesdays Team, yay!
Ben's family serving with Jeremiah! What a good horse!
Thursday volunteer fun!

FAQ's - JAKES Club Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the difference between Therapeutic Riding and Hippotherpy?

A. Therapeutic riding programs focus on teaching the rider the sport of riding including independent riding skills.

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia -

Therapeutic horseback riding (where specific riding skills are taught), the movement of the horse is a means to a treatment goal when utilizing Hippotherapy as a treatment strategy.


A. Hippotherapy is conducted by a licensed physical, occupational or speech therapist.

 

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia -

Hippotherapy is a form of physical, occupational and speech therapy in which a therapist uses the characteristic movements of a horse to provide carefully graded motor and sensory input. A foundation is established to improve neurological function and sensory processing, which can be generalized to a wide range of daily activities.


Q. Which is JAKES Club?

A. JAKES Club provides family recreational therapeutic riding and horsemanship programs.

 

Q. What form of childrens special needs has JAKES Club's physician medical release program served?

 

A. JAKES Club's physician medical release program has served children with:
22q (www.amp22q.org), Autism (mild), Cerebral Palsy, Cogenital Heart Defect, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Hearing Impaired, Prader-Willi Syndrome, Sight Impaired, Spina Bifida and other special needs.

"But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings as eagles;
they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."

Isaiah 40:31

Program Description
  • Prayer, Bible scriptures and beginning horsemanship
  • TSC3 Rider requires a team of 3 consisting of  1 Horse Leader and 2 Sidewalkers, with supervision
  • TSC2 Rider requires a team of 2 consisting of  1 Horse Leader and 1 Sidewalker, with supervision
  • TSC1 Rider requires a team of a Horse Leader and supervisor to encourage  independent riding
  • TSC Team Rider (sibling peer-model) free programs are subject to each TSC rider's individual need and availability.
Program Requirements
  • Parent participation required
  • TSC Spring program $20.00 Registration fee per rider
  • TSC Fall program $20.00 Registration fee per rider
  • Minimum disabilities
  • Sit independently without special seating aid saddle
  • No loud outburst in sound or running due to safety around horses
  • Physician Medical Release submitted after TSC 1st Ride (completed by examiner not parent)
  • New Children required to weigh 125 pounds or less
  • New children contact office in April
  • New children TSC 1st Ride in May
    (prior to weekly program scheduling)

Contact Choices:

816-682-9830

 

Programs@jakesclub.org

Additional forms received after first ride.

 

 

 

2017 TSC Application

TSC - Therapeutic Saddle Club Program

Program
  • Group riding is held FREE of charge
  • May, June, September and October
  • One day per week for one hour
    (30 minutes riding, 30 minutes horsemanship based upon child's individual needs)
  • Tuesday - Friday (first come - first served scheduling)
  • Waiting list provided for specific day or time
  • Subject to outdoor weather conditions and temperature guidelines 50-90 degrees
     
  • Private riding $30.00 donation each ride
    - Saturdays only
    - Cash or check on day of ride or Online with
      Giving Base - Quick Give prior to scheduling

     
  • Sponsor Spring Private Rider -
    ‚Äč$260.00 Donation

 

  • All Grown Up...
    TSC youth outgrow JAKES Club? Nope! TSC1 rider, participating parent & TSC Team member can getter done whether it is: cleaning a stall, feeding, grooming, saddling or taking a ride.
    Requirements: Graduated TSC1, allow 2 hours & follow TSC criteria.

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